Rev. Victor Lamore
Fr. Victor Lamore died Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the age of 75.
Fr. Lamore was born on July 12, 1941 in Canada and was Ordained to the Priesthood on May 3, 1980 for the Diocese of Ogdensburg, New York.
Fr. Lamore served parishes in Plattsburgh, Malone, Indian Lake, Rosiere, West Leyden and Ray Brook, New York. He moved to El Mirage in 2015 and served at St. Joachim and Anne Parish in Sun City and Freedom Plaza Care Center in Peoria.
Services: A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joachim and Anne Parish on Friday, April 7, 2017, at 10am.
Rev. Louis “Louie” Richard Mraz, osc
Died Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 89.
Fr. Mraz was born on March 8, 1928, in Streator, Illinois and attended the Crosier school in Wawasee, Indiana, in 1952. He entered the Crosier novitiate in Hastings, Nebraska, one year later and professed his first vows August 28, 1954 in Hastings. Fr. Mraz was ordained a priest May 30, 1959 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
After ordination Fr. Mraz was assigned to the Crosier mission in Agats, Papua, Indonesia, where he served the people for 20 years. Upon his return to the United States in 1980 he became a member of the Crosier Community of Phoenix. He served as Parochial Vicar at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Scottsdale from 1980 to 1989 and at St. Helen Parish in Glendale from 1989 to 2008 when he retired.
Services: Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, 11am at St. Helen Parish, 5510 W. Cholla Street, Glendale.